The Shemwell Family

Granville D DavisAge: 60 years18481909

Name
Granville D Davis
Given names
Granville D
Surname
Davis
Birth August 24, 1848
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 8 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 18 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 18 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 20 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Civil marriageEllen LancasterView this family
November 12, 1899 (Age 51 years)
Census June 20, 1900 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Ophelia Davis
1901 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ida Davis
1903 (Age 54 years)
Death 1909 (Age 60 years)
Last change April 28, 202003:11:57

by: Donna Osiek
Family with Ellen Lancaster - View this family
himself
wife
Ellen Lancaster
Birth: January 28, 1862 32 30Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1952Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: November 12, 1899Stewart, Tennessee, United States
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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Granville D Davis - Household

Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Davis, Granville DheadWMAug184851M9KYVANC
Davis, Ellen EwifeWF186238M1TNTNTN